Community Development Projects in Jamaica

Company : V2 Volunteer & Vacation
Activities: Career Break / Community Volunteer Projects / NGO / Cultural Tours
Countries: Caribbean / Jamaica
Location : St Mary, Jamaica
Duration: 2 weeks to 2 months
Approx Costs: 1500 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

Community Development Facilitators needed in Jamaica!  Gain international work experience and learn about Jamaican culture, politics and civil society.

Interested in grass-roots organisations and passionate about improving people’s quality of living?  Our community development programme is the perfect match for you.

Our partner organisation is a community development agency working within Jamaica to ensure that local people actively participate in and benefit from good governance, economic prosperity, sustainable environment and social well-being. The organisation works in four key areas: Community Development, Research, Sports and Governance.  In the past, our volunteers have organised health fairs and employment workshops, as well as community cricket matches and other community activities.

 

Volunteer activities for Community Facilitators include:

  • Good Governance - Provide capacity training workshops for community groups, meet and plan with community groups to assist them in carrying out their activities.
  • Research - Create asset maps that highlight areas for improvement, look for and create bids for funding oppportunities. 
  • Community Development - Everything from assisting groups with writing bid proposals, to partnering with like-minded organisations to deliver projects in areas such as health, conservation, agriculture

We match you to different agencies based on your skills and experience, so get in touch and tells you how you think you can help!

Start Dates

Throughout the year; contact us to find out more!

Requirements

Volunteers must have completed at least 1 year university level or equivalent experience in Teaching, Marketing, Social work, Project Management or Social Sciences. All volunteers must obtain a standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) previously known as a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB). Please allow sufficient time to complete a DBS before departure to Jamaica.

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